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Richard Provencher

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81 Queen Street, Unit 6
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada


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My full name is Richard L.(Laurent) Provencher, born Sept 10, 1942 in Rouyn-Noranda (400 Km N-W of Montreal)Quebec. I am the oldest of five children, and from early years really enjoyed the outdoors. I have a background in Social Services and many years volunteering with youth. ie Scouting and Big Brother Associations. It has always been a desire to write and I wrote mostly from 1986 to 1999 in spare times, due to a very demanding job. After my stroke I spent much time honing and revisiting my work-- poetry, picture books, one family audience novel and five juvenile novels.

Please check out our (Richard and Esther Provencher) new website: and see where our available books are. I also have a blog called Provencher Paths.

Interests: I love to write. Each day is like a toast full of jam. The outdoors; camping, hiking, canoeing, fishing only exist in my imagination for now as I continue to recuperate from my stroke in August 1999. Prayers do work. I also read mysteries, walk daily with

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